Monitoring Fatigue from A to Z All stressors affect training, Dr. Bryan Mann says in this lecture from Coaches Conference 2015. No matter the source of the stress - strength training, conditioning, classes, relationship or family - stress is systemic within the body. As a result, it is critical to monitor the stress load on your athletes to ensure maximal results, and it's easy to do - all you need is a pencil and paper. Core Training Continuum Progression in core training exercises is based on competence, Loren Landow says as he introduces this hands-on lecture. Loren walks participants through core training progressions as he stresses the need to keep training within the athlete's ability and skill level, thus ensuring proper form. Common Pitfalls in the Execution and Integration of Performanc ... "Pay attention to the details and the corrective exercises because they set the conditions for the success you're going to have executing the big lifts," Jose Cruz says in this hands-on lecture from the NSCA's 2014 TSAC Conference. Jose identifies and discusses missteps when executing and integrating performance and corrective strategies in the tactical athlete.
    A Call to Serve In this four-part series, Coach Jeff Connors discusses the details of the coach's commitment to his or her athletes. Coach Connors talks about developing young athletes' character and discipline while handling what he terms, "the narcissism epidemic." He discusses, in depth, the need to condition both the mind and body of the athlete. High Performance Leadership "How can we practically, meaningfully and positively affect communication, leadership, and motivation for our staff, our athletes, and our teams?" Tim Wakeham strives to answer this question during this lecture from the 2015 NSCA Coaches Conference. The Movement Perfection Process According to Shawn Myszka, if we optimize on-field movement efficiency, we can maximize athletic performance. Shawn spoke during the NSCA's 2014 National Conference on the importance of mastering the fundamentals of movement. Don't just work to change strength characteristics, he says - change behavior because behavior becomes patterns.
    Strength and Conditioning Coach Career Progressions Megan Young speaks at the 2015 NSCA Coaches Conference on Career Progressions as a strength and conditioning coach. In this first video, Megan outlines the series, which includes information about setting a vision, crafting your environment, networking, creating opportunity and building a future as a strength coach. New Paradigm for Personal Trainers Seeking Excellence "Can personal trainers cure disease?" Phil Kaplan asks during the 2014 Personal Trainers Conference as he talks about shifting the perception of personal trainers towards something greater. What if personal trainers addressed the largest market in a way that they have never been helped before? Join Phil as he discusses big ideas. Fitness, Wellness and Medical Surveillance When putting together a comprehensive training program for firefighters, Jill Craig looks at three things: fitness, wellness and medical surveillance, in that order. Join Jill as she talks about how the Austin Fire Department outlines its training model. From the 2014 TSAC Conference.